Opposition parties give Naidu notice for CJI’s impeachment; TMC & DMK stay away

Opposition parties led by the Congress on Friday met Rajya Sabha chairman M. Venkaiah Naidu and handed over a notice seeking the impeachment of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.
Apr 20, 2018 14:05 IST

Gujarat HC acquits Maya Kodnani in 2002 riot case, upholds Bajrangi's conviction

The Gujarat High Court on Friday acquitted former Bharatiya Janata Party minister Maya Kodnani in the 2002 Naroda Paitya riots case in which 97 people were killed by a mob.
Apr 20, 2018 13:53 IST

A tale of 2 poems

As promised to an audience in London, Modi tweeted one of his Gujarati poems titled Ramata Ram Akela (I Am the Lonely Wanderer) against a blue background. Taru Meghanee Kajaria, a senior journalist and columnist, translated the poem into English for The Telegraph
Apr 20, 2018 07:09 IST

Loya death natural and no merit in probe demand: SC

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed petitions seeking a probe into special CBI judge B.H. Loya's death, accepting he died of "natural causes" and accusing the petitioners of promoting "a political agenda" in the name of public interest.
R. Balaji Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

CPM's first hurdle: how to vote

CPM delegates who want the option of an electoral understanding with the Congress kept open sought an unprecedented secret vote on the draft political resolution as the party congress animatedly debated the deeply divisive subject on Thursday.
Anita Joshua Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Calcutta HC orders commission to set fresh deadline for nominations in panchayat polls

The Calcutta high court on Friday directed the state election commission to notify afresh the last date for filing nominations for the panchayat elections in West Bengal.
Apr 20, 2018 17:53 IST

BJP crows, asks Rahul to apologise

The BJP rejoiced on Thursday at the Supreme Court's rejection of a demand for a probe into judge B.H. Loya's death and sought an apology from Rahul Gandhi for leading a delegation to the President to demand one.
Our Special Correspondent and PTI Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

CPM calls for review

The CPM on Thursday demanded a review of the Supreme Court's decision to reject all petitions seeking an independent probe into the death of CBI special judge B.H. Loya
Our Special Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Rap on lawyer for finger at judges

The Supreme Court on Thursday chastised senior advocate Dushyant Dave for "maligning the dignity" of a Bombay High Court judge by raking up an "extraneous" matter during the Loya case hearing as part of his efforts to target BJP president Amit Shah.
R. Balaji Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

Over to 'God' for justice after 'Black Day'

Several lawyers and social activists on Thursday expressed their anguish at the Supreme Court's dismissal of petitions demanding a probe into the death of special CBI judge B.H. Loya, with at least one calling it a "black day".
Our Special Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST

SC website 'hacked'

The Supreme Court website crashed after being allegedly hacked by some hackers in Brazil.
Our Legal Correspondent Apr 20, 2018 00:00 IST


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